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Our top car photos of 2015

Radical RXC by Luc Lacey Our photographers have captured a great selection of cars over the past 12 months. Here are some of their favourite images It’s been another hectic 12 months for Autocar’s duo of staff photographers, Stan Papior and Luc Lacey. They’ve split their time between foreign launches,Read More

Truck Love, Cheap Gas: Pump Prices End 2015 At Seven-Year Low

As 2015 comes to an end, Americans are living large on low gas prices. U.S. average pump prices for regular-grade gasoline closed the last week of the year at just $ 2.03—up a fraction of a penny versus the previous week, yet at nearly a ten-year low. For all fuelRead More

Mazda MX-5 – my best car of 2015

Lightweight, fun, great value and perfect for UK roads – the MX-5 is the essence of what an enthusiast’s car needs to be It won’t come as a huge surprise to some of you that my favourite car of the year is the Mazda MX-5. I’ve already gushed enthusiastically on anotherRead More

2015 Jeep Compass & Patriot Recalled For Power Steering Leak, Fire Hazard: 93,000 Vehicles Affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced a recall of more than 93,000 Jeep Compass and Patriot SUVs from the 2015 model year. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may suffer from a manufacturing flaw that could make them harder to steer and create a fire risk. The problem isRead More

Far eastern brands top new car reliability ratings

News 30 Dec, 2015 Car brands from Japan and Korea come out on top in the latest Warrantywise UK car reliability and cost of repair ratings Latest

Ford Mustang Vs. BMW 4-Series: Compare Cars

At face value, the Ford Mustang and BMW 4-Series probably don’t appear to have a whole lot in common. They go at it from opposite ends of the enthusiast landscape: The Mustang is the quintessential pony car—an American icon by almost any definition—while the BMW 4-Series is a luxury coupeRead More

Finally, a Police Motorcycle Earns the MO Seal of Approval

This is one we can fully endorse, thanks to its 84 mph top speed and $ 4,295 list price. From the Press Release: AZUSA, Calif. – Dec. 29, 2015 — CSC Motorcycles announced today that it is introducing the RX3-P police motorcycle to the US market.    The RX3-P is the police versionRead More

TVR teases new car using modified Autocar image

Latest image is based on Autocar’s rendering and was sent to potential customers over Christmas The reborn TVR brand issued a new teaser image of its 2017 sports car over Christmas – but has admitted the drawing is a reworked version of a rendering of the car created by Autocar,Read More

Ford Patent Could Transform Your Car Into A Unicycle

No doubt about it: the world of transportation is undergoing major changes right now, thanks to electrification, battery improvements, and propulsion systems that rely on elements like hydrogen to power vehicles. The sorts of vehicles we use are changing, too. A new patent from Ford hints at a future whereRead More

Hyundai Ioniq: spy shots and teaser images – pictures

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Review of the Year 2015

Articles 22 Dec, 2015 We look back at the best bits of 2015 in the wonderful world of cars Latest

The Year In Reverse: The 10 Biggest Car News Stories Of 2015

Dieselgate–the VW empire takes an incalculable risk, and a devastating hit It was unusual when, at their home-court auto show in Frankfurt in September, the world’s biggest seller of diesels put such a strong focus on electric cars. All became clear the Friday after press days when it was revealedRead More